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Perth, 2 Charlotte Street

Bank (Financial) (Period Unassigned), Drill Hall (First World War), Post Office (19-20th Century)

Site Name Perth, 2 Charlotte Street

Classification Bank (Financial) (Period Unassigned), Drill Hall (First World War), Post Office (19-20th Century)

Canmore ID 227718

Site Number NO12SW 1047

NGR NO 11953 23831

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Perth
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

World War One Audit of Surviving Remains (26 June 2013)

"Late 18th/early 19th century 3-storey and basement with later 2-storey wing part rubble, part painted. Classic east front with 2 storey bow, venetian window and pediment over.

Notes. Former Post Office. Part of A group with items 18, 23, 31, 48-53, 56, 57, 64-(86)-94, 212, 270-272, 280-284"

Historic Scotland listing description.

Osborne notes that the building at 2 Charlotte Street was in use in 1914 as the HQ of Highland Division.

Information from HS/RCAHMS World War One Audit Project (GJB) 26 June 2013; M Osborne 2006.


Note (26 June 2013)

The OS 1st edition map 6-inch map (Perthshire) shows the building to be a post office. By the 2nd edition of the OS 6-inch map (Perthshire) the building is now a bank.

Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 26 June 2013

Project (March 2013 - September 2013)

A project to characterise the quantity and quality of the Scottish resource of known surviving remains of the First World War. Carried out in partnership between Historic Scotland and RCAHMS.


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